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Climate change: By Neela Banerjee WASHINGTON -- In his State of the Union address, President Obama articulated a subtle but noticeable shift away from his longstanding discussion of climate change in almost entirely economic terms to making a moral...
Nancy Pelosi on ‘Fox News Sunday’; Eric Cantor on ‘Meet the Press’; Deval Patrick on ‘Face the Nation’The TV Guy - Orlando SentinelGeorge Saunders, author of "Tenth of December," will be a guest on ABC's "This Week" at 11 a.m. on WFTV-Channel 9. The panelists will be Rep. Tom Cole, R-Okla.; Rep. Keith Ellison, D-Minn.; Republican strategist Nicolle Wallace; Stephanie Cutter, Obama...
Job creation through minimum wage increase Many mom-and-pop businesses were among the most vocal critics of President Obama's healthcare overhaul as being too costly, and now they're likely to howl at his latest proposal: an increase in the federal...
A group of Chicago residents and preservationists are working to win federal approval to turn the entire Pullman neighborhood on Chicago's Far South Side into a national park. If approved by Congress or proclaimed a national monument by the president,...
WASHINGTON — One measure of the state of affairs in the Capitol is the chaplain’s opening prayer in Congress. On Sunday, it was not optimistic. “Let us feel your presence today on Capitol Hill,” said Senate Chaplain Barry C....
Sen. Mark Kirk's halting, 18-minute climb up the Capitol steps Thursday came nearly a year after a major stroke left him so incapacitated that he was in critical condition for 10 to 15 days and had difficulty keeping his balance while sitting up. Those...
Tags: U.S. Senate, Amputation, Bill Foster, Robert Dold, Politics
Writing about the fiscal cliff is futile, especially now that we’re over it. Who wants to spend time with a group of people who voluntarily set up a drop-dead event to force them to act and then decided that, actually, they’d rather drop...
The downsides of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA), generally known as Obamacare, are coming to the forefront. You have to dig a little to learn about these developments since the national media continues to provide cover for this...
WASHINGTON -- Hail to the 51st state. Statehood for the District of Columbia is a long way off, but retiring Sen. Joe Lieberman (I-Conn.) has introduced the New Columbia Admissions Act to put the issue on the front burner on Capitol Hill. "It is...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Struggling for the upper hand in the next round of debt talks, Republicans and Democrats this weekend drew lines in the sand they said they'd never cross when it comes to the U.S. debt limit. The tough talk on the Sunday...
Chicago's Cardinal Francis George and his six auxiliary bishops officially entered Illinois' gay marriage fray Tuesday, issuing a letter that urges parishioners to contact state legislators and voice opposition to a legalization bill that could face a...
Keeping a pledge he made last spring, Sen. Mark Kirk climbed the Capitol steps on Thursday to mark his return almost a year after suffering a major stroke. The 53-year-old Republican from Illinois was greeted by two top Democrats: Vice President Joe...
Tags: Amputation, Politics, Barack Obama, Tammy Duckworth, Mark Kirk
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